Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding isn’t natural?

Sometimes an article is published that just makes you scratch your head and wonder what were they thinking. This is one of those and is one that I can’t believe was actually published. The authors of this paper feel that it is dangerous to label breastfeeding as “natural” because it may (gasp!) actually cause people…

Chiropractic Adjustment

Chiropractic care for an unusual condition

This paper is a fascinating example of just how powerful a Chiropractic adjustment can be. When most people think of Chiropractic care they think it is good for neck and low back pain but not much else. Yes it is true we Chiropractors help people with musculo-skeletal pains very successfully, however Chiropractic care is about…

Panic over measles

Measles: a natural history

If you watch the news for any length of time, which you shouldn’t, the measles “epidemic” will surely come up. From what I can gather Mickey coughed in some kids sugar slam frozen delight with extra artificial food coloring, but natural flavoring, and now everyone west of the Mississippi will surely die of measles. OK…

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Chiropractic care to manage ADHD

ADHD is currently the most common mental health disorder affecting children today. With the levels of diagnosis reaching epidemic proportions research on the cause and treatments for ADHD are at the highest levels they have ever been. Most of those studies focus on medications for treatment with the most common medication being stimulants like Ritalin. These…

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Can more time playing equal better grades?

If you wanted to increase students grades in basic subjects like math and English which would you choose. Adding more classroom time in those subjects or let the kids go outside and play? I know what you’re thinking. I need to spend more time in the classroom if I’m asking such a silly question. The…

Too heavy

School Backpack Safety

It’s that time of year, back to school! The kids will need new notebooks, pens, markers, erasers, and books. How will they carry those supplies around all day and to and from school? The most common choice is a backpack. The pack you choose for your child should have certain features and be used properly…